Costa Rica 2019 report

Policies and Measures
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Puntos de Cultura National financial
Becas Taller Regulation Up-date National institutional
Cultural Management Technical Training Program Local institutional
Culture and Youth Administrative Records System National institutional
El Fauno National financial
Iber-CulturaViva Platform Incorporation National, International institutional
Hecho Aquí Fair National institutional
Cultural Management Training Program for MCJ Employees National institutional
Cultural Information System of Costa Rica (Sicultura) National institutional
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Social Security for Artists Working-Table National regulatory
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Regional Inter-sectoral Identity, Culture, and Sports Committees (CIR) Regional regulatory
Cultural Component of the Comprehensive Touristic Destination Management Program National institutional
Once Upon a Time- Territories Local institutional
Connected Public Centers National institutional
Human Security Cultural program Local institutional
CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
MCJ Actions in the National Policy for Care and Prevention of Violence against Women 2017-2032 Local, National institutional
YOUTH
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Democracy Workshops National institutional
Young Entrepreneurs Boot-Camp National institutional
Youth Policy Consultation Process 2020-2024 National legislative
Radio Program "Somos+" (We are more) National institutional
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Puntos de Cultura

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Strengthen organizations, networks, collective initiatives and socio-cultural spaces linked to the promotion of cultural diversity, social solidarity economy and the safeguarding of cultural and natural heritage.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Economic grant up-to 9.500.000 de colones y and training during one year.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

16 financed projects (2019-2022)

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015-2016:187.677.914 CRC (US$321.917)

2016-2017: 179.040.000 CRC (307.101 US$)

2017-2018: 190.500.000 CRC (326.758 US$)

2018-2019: 144.90.000 CRC (248.542 US$)

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Becas Taller Regulation Up-date

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Becas Taller offers grants to finance projects linked cultural heritage safeguard, aimed at individuals and groups. The regulation was modified to integrate an intercultural approach.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Economic grant up-to 4.000.000 de colones and training during one year.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

21 financed projects (2019-2022)

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015: 125.000.000 CRC (214.408 US$)

2016: 119.943.510 CRC (205.735 US$)

2017: 115.700.000 CRC (198.456 US$)

2018: 117.160.000 CRC (200.960 US$)

2019: 81.500.000 CRC (139.794 US$)

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Management Technical Training Program

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Provide from an inter-institutional vision (UCR, UNED and MCJ) technical, practical and theoretical tools to people who carry out community cultural management to improve their work.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Inter-institutional educational proposal that seeks to strengthen the capacities of leaders who already carry out sociocultural management in communities.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

One Training Program a year with 20 persons.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
University of Costa Rica
Distance State University
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2019: $6000 USD

2020:$6000 USD

2021: $6000 USD

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
YES
i.1 At what level the evaluation was conducted?: 
Local
i.2 What were the main conclusions?: 

Evaluation in process

i.3 Which indicators were used to determine impact?: 

Evaluation in process

❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Culture and Youth Administrative Records System

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Demonstrate the impact and relevance of culture in the development of society through quality statistical data and indicators, which make visible the work carried out by the institutions that make up the Ministry of Culture and Youth at the national level.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Program developed between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Planning of the MCJ with support from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses for the registration of actions carried out from different instances of the MCJ, with the capacity to disaggregate population data.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

-To have a single system that gathers the necessary data to show the positive impact of culture on society

- Have data for result based decision-making

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
MCJ Planning Secretary
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
PNUD
Type of Entity: 
NGO
h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

El Fauno

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Grant for the stimulation and promotion of audiovisual arts.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Grant that co-finances projects of audiovisual and / or cinematographic creators, 39 projects supported 2015-2018.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Boosting film creation.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Centro de Cine Costa Rica (Film Center of Costa Rica)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015: 250.000 CRC

2016: 250.000 CRC

2017:250.000 CRC

2018: 246.730 CRC.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Iber-CulturaViva Platform Incorporation

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Strengthen the community-based cultural policies of Latin American countries, seeks to support both the government initiatives of the member countries and those developed by community cultural organizations and indigenous peoples in their territory.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Program of technical and financial cooperation between governments to strengthen the community-based cultural policies of Latin American countries, (governmental and organizational initiatives).

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Development of open calls are attended and used by groups, organizations of the CR.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
IberCultura Viva Intergovernmental Council
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015: $20.000 USD, 2016: $20.000 USD; 2017: $20.000 USD, 2018:$20.000 USD y 2019:$20.000 USD

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Hecho Aquí Fair

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Gather select artisans and designers from across the country; in order to visualize, promote and promote a wide range of handmade products.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Strengthen the craft, artisan, micro-entrepreneurs in the sector. In addition, it proposes a diverse program of kworkshops, combined with artistic presentations aimed at the whole family.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

An annual Fair that promotes artistan, crafts and micro-entrepreneurs sector with an attractive offer to citizens with workshops, etc.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Costa Rican Artistic Production Center, MCJ
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Management Training Program for MCJ Employees

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Train institutional staff according to interests and needs in relation to socio-cultural management.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

A collective construction of training needs has been carried out and courses and workshops have been provided in response to these needs.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

MCJ employees acquire new knowledge in socio-cultural management.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2017: 1.000.000 CRC, 2018: 3.000.000 CRC, 2019: 2.000.000 CRC

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Information System of Costa Rica (Sicultura)

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

General: Integrate the country's cultural information into a technological platform for dissemination, analysis and knowledge of the Costa Rican culture.

Specific: 1. Identify the country's cultural resources for registration in the Cultural Directory of (Sicultura)

2. Provide georeferenced information about diverse cultural resources in the country.

3. Analyze the recorded information for the generation of scientific data that increases knowledge about Costa Rican artistic-cultural reality and the orientation of the country's cultural policies.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Culture and Economy Unit of the Ministry of Culture and Youth has components that generate information about the cultural sector, including the Cultural Information System (Siculture), the Satellite Culture Account and the National Culture Survey. It was established in 2014 as stated in Decree No. 38427-C and its work is linked to the axis of Economic Dynamization of Culture of the National Cultural Rights Policy.

Sicultura is the online platform dedicated to the dissemination and knowledge about Costa Rican culture, through updated, useful tools, information for artists, entrepreneurs and the general public, composed by the Cultural Directory, Training Directory, Financing and Support, Cultural Map, Cultural Agenda and a section of Cultural Statistics.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

1. To make visible and systematize the work of the artistic-cultural sector through technological tools, in order to generate data for orientation of cultural policies according to the dynamics and processes of the cultural sector. 

2. To be the most complete and self-sustaining platform for information and cultural services on the Internet that integrates artistic-cultural resources of all regions of the country, whose continuous growth makes it the main informative reference for users and the basis for the orientation of policies that respond to the needs of the population.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Culture and Economy Unit of the Ministry of Culture and Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Social Security for Artists Working-Table

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Design a solution of special social security coverage for artists within the framework of the countries legislation, which responds to the particular characteristics of artists, and defines a coverage regime in accordance with the context, causes and consequences of cultural work.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
regulatory
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

With the support of the UNESCO-Aschberg Program, an analysis was carried out on the current situation of social security coverage for workers in the sector. With this input the Table was formed with the participation of: Ministry of Culture and Youth, Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Have a special social insurance coverage regime within the framework of existing legislation that addresses the specific challenges of cultural workers.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
Ministry of Labor and Social Security
Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Regional Inter-sectoral Identity, Culture, and Sports Committees (CIR)

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Coordinate public institutions at a regional level for the implementation of national policies related to identity, culture and sports.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Regional
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
regulatory
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Inter-institutional coordination spaces in six regions of the country for the elaboration, updating and execution of each culture, identity and sports regional plan.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Six inter-institutional culture, identity and sports regional plans.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Planning and Economic Policy
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Cultural Component of the Comprehensive Touristic Destination Management Program

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Develop socio-cultural interventions in Tourism Development Centers to improve the competitiveness of the destination within the framework of the Comprehensive Touristic Destination ManagementProgram.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Integration of the MCJ cultural services with the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

6 cultural inventories with UNESCO methodology

2 Traditional cooking contests with published recipe book

13 Accompanied cultural organizations that improve their management capacity

4 Models of attention fot cultural enterprises implemented

1 Museological interpretation of Guayabo National Park

3 proposals for musealization of World Heritage sites (Grijalba, El Silencio, Batamba)

7 Accompanied regional community museums

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
Costa Rican Institute of Tourism
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Once Upon a Time- Territories

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Decentralization process of investment and development of cultural services and products in the national territory; seeking to increase access to culture and art for vulnerable populations.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

High quality artistic programming offer in territories with low access to cultural offer Articulation with the Ministry of Public Education.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

120,000 people from territories with a medium and low Social Development Index benefited from the Once Upon a Time Territorial Shows. 3 communities visited with theater and dance presentations for student population.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Mélico Salazar Popular Theater
Ministry of Public Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Connected Public Centers

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Reduce the digital gap by promoting the use of information technologies in all population groups, encouraging greater access to cultural services and content, as well as basic computer programs.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Increase access to cultural goods and services through increased connectivity in Public Libraries.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

32 Libraries of the National Library System with free broadband internet access through the use of available technological equipment.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Library System
Telecommunications Superintendence
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Human Security Cultural program

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Decentralization process of investment and development of cultural services and products in the national territory; seeking to increase access of culture and art for vulnerable populations.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The MCJ programmed interventions in 12 prioritized districts with 10 programs to promote the exercise of cultural rights, with theater workshops, concerts, reading access activities, film shows and more. This programming was included in the National Development Plan 2019-2022. The MCJ is part of the Prevention Component of the Bridge to Development Strategy and works with other institutions to ensure preferential access for people in poverty to the State's programmatic offer. This is done under the rectory of the Ministry of Human Development and Social Inclusion.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Increase access to cultural artistic offer for populations in poverty

Strengthen social capital

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2.099.495.316 CRC

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY

MCJ Actions in the National Policy for Care and Prevention of Violence against Women 2017-2032

Context of the measure: 
CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

1. Obtain preferential access to competitive funds for projects that address priority issues in PLANOVI (legislation acronym in Spanish)

2. Strengthen protective factors against violence against women through the development of competencies.

3. Promote an ethic for equality between women and men

4. Training of competencies in men for the eradication of the power dominion and of macho control.

5. Protection and effective sanction in administrative and judicial headquarters of other forms of sexual violence such as sexual harassment and sexual harassment in public spaces

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The following actions are carried out in accordance with the policy of INAMU (National Women's Institute) called "National Plan for the Care and Prevention of Domestic Violence - PLANOVI" and its line No. 4.5.2 PROMOTION OF A NON-MACHIST CULTURE

1. Obtain preferential access to competitive grants for projects that address priority issues in PLANOVI: Include in the Basis of Participation of the 2018-2022 Puntos de Cultura grant, an additional score (minimum 2 points), for projects that address the theme of this strategic action, and disseminate among organizations related to this theme, the basis for participation in the call of Puntos de Cultura grant.

2. Strengthen protective factors against violence against women through the development of competencies: Implementation of social communication and training strategies, especially with minors, to enhance protective factors against violence against women through the development of competencies

3. Promote an ethic for equality between women and men: Regulation and control of the use of images and treatment of sexist and sexist communicational contents (advertising, news, training, in public shows, in mass media, in social networks and institutional communication) to promote an ethic for equality between women and men

4. Training of skills in men for the eradication of the power of domination and sexist control: Training of skills in men (prioritizing children, adolescents and young people) (external users) and in the male staff of the institutions (internal users) to the eradication of the power of dominion and of the macho control.

5. Protection and effective sanction in administrative and judicial headquarters of other forms of sexual violence such as sexual harassment and sexual harassment in public spaces: Training on sexual harassment and harassment.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

1. Greater number of cultural projects that promote gender equity

2. Communication team created with young people. Art exhibition held in the year

3. Number of social media posts that promote the culture of peace

4. Number of talks / workshops held on new masculinities. Training with the staff of the Civic Center for Peace on new masculinities. Number of talks about integral sexuality. Number of messages disseminated through social networks on affective fatherhood, eradication of violence and machismo, integral sexuality, new masculinities and culture of peace.

5. Training conducted during the year with all the staff of the Civic Center on sexual harassment and harassment. Number of talks / Workshops held (at least 2) with young people visiting the Civic Center, to empower young people to report sexual harassment and harassment

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres
Type of Involvement: 

Institución rectora de la política "Plan Nacional para la Atención y la Prevención de la Violencia Intrafamiliar - PLANOVI

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Democracy Workshops

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Raise awareness about the importance of active youth participation, as well as the importance of training on this regard.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Workshops focused on providing information about the mechanisms of political participation for young people.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

154 people trained during 2019

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Vice-Ministry of Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Young Entrepreneurs Boot-Camp

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Promote the ventures of young people.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Training camp to support certain skills necessary to successfully create, generate or strengthen a business idea or model, using tools that allow validating, innovating and designing a business plan or model where the person who undertakes can develop their business in an orderly manner and more clearly.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

90 people (31 people in 2018 and 59 in 2019)

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Vice-Ministry of Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Youth Policy Consultation Process 2020-2024

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Formulate a new public policy for Costa Rican youth.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Public policy consultation process conducted to obtain inputs on the rights with greater and lesser level of compliance, as well as regarding the main problems and possible solutions in this regard, of young people from all over the country, in order to formulate the new public policy of Costa Rican youth.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Approximately 2000 consulted people (online and in face-to-face workshops).

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Youth Council
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Radio Program "Somos+" (We are more)

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Disseminate radio content prepared by young people and for young people.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Radio program produced and recorded by young people, where the topics are of interest to youth and also gives space to bands and musical groups of young people.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

ND

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Vice-Ministry of Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
Name of the designated official signing the report
Title:
Ms
Family Name:
Yglesias
Nombre:
Sofía
Position:
Directora de Cultura
Organization:
Ministry of Culture and Youth
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Puntos de Cultura

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Strengthen organizations, networks, collective initiatives and socio-cultural spaces linked to the promotion of cultural diversity, social solidarity economy and the safeguarding of cultural and natural heritage.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Economic grant up-to 9.500.000 de colones y and training during one year.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

16 financed projects (2019-2022)

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015-2016:187.677.914 CRC (US$321.917)

2016-2017: 179.040.000 CRC (307.101 US$)

2017-2018: 190.500.000 CRC (326.758 US$)

2018-2019: 144.90.000 CRC (248.542 US$)

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Becas Taller Regulation Up-date

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Becas Taller offers grants to finance projects linked cultural heritage safeguard, aimed at individuals and groups. The regulation was modified to integrate an intercultural approach.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Economic grant up-to 4.000.000 de colones and training during one year.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

21 financed projects (2019-2022)

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015: 125.000.000 CRC (214.408 US$)

2016: 119.943.510 CRC (205.735 US$)

2017: 115.700.000 CRC (198.456 US$)

2018: 117.160.000 CRC (200.960 US$)

2019: 81.500.000 CRC (139.794 US$)

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Management Technical Training Program

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Provide from an inter-institutional vision (UCR, UNED and MCJ) technical, practical and theoretical tools to people who carry out community cultural management to improve their work.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Inter-institutional educational proposal that seeks to strengthen the capacities of leaders who already carry out sociocultural management in communities.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

One Training Program a year with 20 persons.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
University of Costa Rica
Distance State University
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2019: $6000 USD

2020:$6000 USD

2021: $6000 USD

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
YES
i.1 At what level the evaluation was conducted?: 
Local
i.2 What were the main conclusions?: 

Evaluation in process

i.3 Which indicators were used to determine impact?: 

Evaluation in process

❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Culture and Youth Administrative Records System

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Demonstrate the impact and relevance of culture in the development of society through quality statistical data and indicators, which make visible the work carried out by the institutions that make up the Ministry of Culture and Youth at the national level.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Program developed between the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Ministry of Planning of the MCJ with support from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses for the registration of actions carried out from different instances of the MCJ, with the capacity to disaggregate population data.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

-To have a single system that gathers the necessary data to show the positive impact of culture on society

- Have data for result based decision-making

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
MCJ Planning Secretary
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
PNUD
Type of Entity: 
NGO
h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

El Fauno

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Grant for the stimulation and promotion of audiovisual arts.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Grant that co-finances projects of audiovisual and / or cinematographic creators, 39 projects supported 2015-2018.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Boosting film creation.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Centro de Cine Costa Rica (Film Center of Costa Rica)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015: 250.000 CRC

2016: 250.000 CRC

2017:250.000 CRC

2018: 246.730 CRC.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Iber-CulturaViva Platform Incorporation

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Strengthen the community-based cultural policies of Latin American countries, seeks to support both the government initiatives of the member countries and those developed by community cultural organizations and indigenous peoples in their territory.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Program of technical and financial cooperation between governments to strengthen the community-based cultural policies of Latin American countries, (governmental and organizational initiatives).

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Development of open calls are attended and used by groups, organizations of the CR.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
IberCultura Viva Intergovernmental Council
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2015: $20.000 USD, 2016: $20.000 USD; 2017: $20.000 USD, 2018:$20.000 USD y 2019:$20.000 USD

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Hecho Aquí Fair

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Gather select artisans and designers from across the country; in order to visualize, promote and promote a wide range of handmade products.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Strengthen the craft, artisan, micro-entrepreneurs in the sector. In addition, it proposes a diverse program of kworkshops, combined with artistic presentations aimed at the whole family.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

An annual Fair that promotes artistan, crafts and micro-entrepreneurs sector with an attractive offer to citizens with workshops, etc.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Costa Rican Artistic Production Center, MCJ
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Management Training Program for MCJ Employees

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Train institutional staff according to interests and needs in relation to socio-cultural management.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

A collective construction of training needs has been carried out and courses and workshops have been provided in response to these needs.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

MCJ employees acquire new knowledge in socio-cultural management.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Dirección de Cultura
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2017: 1.000.000 CRC, 2018: 3.000.000 CRC, 2019: 2.000.000 CRC

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Information System of Costa Rica (Sicultura)

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

General: Integrate the country's cultural information into a technological platform for dissemination, analysis and knowledge of the Costa Rican culture.

Specific: 1. Identify the country's cultural resources for registration in the Cultural Directory of (Sicultura)

2. Provide georeferenced information about diverse cultural resources in the country.

3. Analyze the recorded information for the generation of scientific data that increases knowledge about Costa Rican artistic-cultural reality and the orientation of the country's cultural policies.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Culture and Economy Unit of the Ministry of Culture and Youth has components that generate information about the cultural sector, including the Cultural Information System (Siculture), the Satellite Culture Account and the National Culture Survey. It was established in 2014 as stated in Decree No. 38427-C and its work is linked to the axis of Economic Dynamization of Culture of the National Cultural Rights Policy.

Sicultura is the online platform dedicated to the dissemination and knowledge about Costa Rican culture, through updated, useful tools, information for artists, entrepreneurs and the general public, composed by the Cultural Directory, Training Directory, Financing and Support, Cultural Map, Cultural Agenda and a section of Cultural Statistics.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

1. To make visible and systematize the work of the artistic-cultural sector through technological tools, in order to generate data for orientation of cultural policies according to the dynamics and processes of the cultural sector. 

2. To be the most complete and self-sustaining platform for information and cultural services on the Internet that integrates artistic-cultural resources of all regions of the country, whose continuous growth makes it the main informative reference for users and the basis for the orientation of policies that respond to the needs of the population.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Culture and Economy Unit of the Ministry of Culture and Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Social Security for Artists Working-Table

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Design a solution of special social security coverage for artists within the framework of the countries legislation, which responds to the particular characteristics of artists, and defines a coverage regime in accordance with the context, causes and consequences of cultural work.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
regulatory
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

With the support of the UNESCO-Aschberg Program, an analysis was carried out on the current situation of social security coverage for workers in the sector. With this input the Table was formed with the participation of: Ministry of Culture and Youth, Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social and the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Have a special social insurance coverage regime within the framework of existing legislation that addresses the specific challenges of cultural workers.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
Ministry of Labor and Social Security
Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Regional Inter-sectoral Identity, Culture, and Sports Committees (CIR)

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Coordinate public institutions at a regional level for the implementation of national policies related to identity, culture and sports.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Regional
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
regulatory
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Inter-institutional coordination spaces in six regions of the country for the elaboration, updating and execution of each culture, identity and sports regional plan.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Six inter-institutional culture, identity and sports regional plans.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Planning and Economic Policy
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Cultural Component of the Comprehensive Touristic Destination Management Program

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Develop socio-cultural interventions in Tourism Development Centers to improve the competitiveness of the destination within the framework of the Comprehensive Touristic Destination ManagementProgram.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Integration of the MCJ cultural services with the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

6 cultural inventories with UNESCO methodology

2 Traditional cooking contests with published recipe book

13 Accompanied cultural organizations that improve their management capacity

4 Models of attention fot cultural enterprises implemented

1 Museological interpretation of Guayabo National Park

3 proposals for musealization of World Heritage sites (Grijalba, El Silencio, Batamba)

7 Accompanied regional community museums

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
Costa Rican Institute of Tourism
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Once Upon a Time- Territories

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Decentralization process of investment and development of cultural services and products in the national territory; seeking to increase access to culture and art for vulnerable populations.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

High quality artistic programming offer in territories with low access to cultural offer Articulation with the Ministry of Public Education.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

120,000 people from territories with a medium and low Social Development Index benefited from the Once Upon a Time Territorial Shows. 3 communities visited with theater and dance presentations for student population.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Mélico Salazar Popular Theater
Ministry of Public Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Connected Public Centers

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Reduce the digital gap by promoting the use of information technologies in all population groups, encouraging greater access to cultural services and content, as well as basic computer programs.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Increase access to cultural goods and services through increased connectivity in Public Libraries.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

32 Libraries of the National Library System with free broadband internet access through the use of available technological equipment.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Library System
Telecommunications Superintendence
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Human Security Cultural program

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Decentralization process of investment and development of cultural services and products in the national territory; seeking to increase access of culture and art for vulnerable populations.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The MCJ programmed interventions in 12 prioritized districts with 10 programs to promote the exercise of cultural rights, with theater workshops, concerts, reading access activities, film shows and more. This programming was included in the National Development Plan 2019-2022. The MCJ is part of the Prevention Component of the Bridge to Development Strategy and works with other institutions to ensure preferential access for people in poverty to the State's programmatic offer. This is done under the rectory of the Ministry of Human Development and Social Inclusion.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Increase access to cultural artistic offer for populations in poverty

Strengthen social capital

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

2.099.495.316 CRC

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY

MCJ Actions in the National Policy for Care and Prevention of Violence against Women 2017-2032

Context of the measure: 
CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

1. Obtain preferential access to competitive funds for projects that address priority issues in PLANOVI (legislation acronym in Spanish)

2. Strengthen protective factors against violence against women through the development of competencies.

3. Promote an ethic for equality between women and men

4. Training of competencies in men for the eradication of the power dominion and of macho control.

5. Protection and effective sanction in administrative and judicial headquarters of other forms of sexual violence such as sexual harassment and sexual harassment in public spaces

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The following actions are carried out in accordance with the policy of INAMU (National Women's Institute) called "National Plan for the Care and Prevention of Domestic Violence - PLANOVI" and its line No. 4.5.2 PROMOTION OF A NON-MACHIST CULTURE

1. Obtain preferential access to competitive grants for projects that address priority issues in PLANOVI: Include in the Basis of Participation of the 2018-2022 Puntos de Cultura grant, an additional score (minimum 2 points), for projects that address the theme of this strategic action, and disseminate among organizations related to this theme, the basis for participation in the call of Puntos de Cultura grant.

2. Strengthen protective factors against violence against women through the development of competencies: Implementation of social communication and training strategies, especially with minors, to enhance protective factors against violence against women through the development of competencies

3. Promote an ethic for equality between women and men: Regulation and control of the use of images and treatment of sexist and sexist communicational contents (advertising, news, training, in public shows, in mass media, in social networks and institutional communication) to promote an ethic for equality between women and men

4. Training of skills in men for the eradication of the power of domination and sexist control: Training of skills in men (prioritizing children, adolescents and young people) (external users) and in the male staff of the institutions (internal users) to the eradication of the power of dominion and of the macho control.

5. Protection and effective sanction in administrative and judicial headquarters of other forms of sexual violence such as sexual harassment and sexual harassment in public spaces: Training on sexual harassment and harassment.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

1. Greater number of cultural projects that promote gender equity

2. Communication team created with young people. Art exhibition held in the year

3. Number of social media posts that promote the culture of peace

4. Number of talks / workshops held on new masculinities. Training with the staff of the Civic Center for Peace on new masculinities. Number of talks about integral sexuality. Number of messages disseminated through social networks on affective fatherhood, eradication of violence and machismo, integral sexuality, new masculinities and culture of peace.

5. Training conducted during the year with all the staff of the Civic Center on sexual harassment and harassment. Number of talks / Workshops held (at least 2) with young people visiting the Civic Center, to empower young people to report sexual harassment and harassment

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Ministry of Culture and Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres
Type of Involvement: 

Institución rectora de la política "Plan Nacional para la Atención y la Prevención de la Violencia Intrafamiliar - PLANOVI

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Democracy Workshops

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Raise awareness about the importance of active youth participation, as well as the importance of training on this regard.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Workshops focused on providing information about the mechanisms of political participation for young people.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

154 people trained during 2019

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Vice-Ministry of Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Young Entrepreneurs Boot-Camp

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Promote the ventures of young people.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Training camp to support certain skills necessary to successfully create, generate or strengthen a business idea or model, using tools that allow validating, innovating and designing a business plan or model where the person who undertakes can develop their business in an orderly manner and more clearly.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

90 people (31 people in 2018 and 59 in 2019)

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Vice-Ministry of Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Youth Policy Consultation Process 2020-2024

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Formulate a new public policy for Costa Rican youth.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Public policy consultation process conducted to obtain inputs on the rights with greater and lesser level of compliance, as well as regarding the main problems and possible solutions in this regard, of young people from all over the country, in order to formulate the new public policy of Costa Rican youth.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Approximately 2000 consulted people (online and in face-to-face workshops).

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Youth Council
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO
❭ YOUTH

Radio Program "Somos+" (We are more)

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Disseminate radio content prepared by young people and for young people.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Radio program produced and recorded by young people, where the topics are of interest to youth and also gives space to bands and musical groups of young people.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

ND

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Vice-Ministry of Youth
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

ND

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
No
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
No
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
NO